SRS 55th Annual Meeting

SRS 55th Annual Meeting


Arriving in Phoenix

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) serves more than 120 domestic and international destinations with about 1,200 daily flights and provides a convenient location for arriving in Phoenix.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located approximately 20 miles/25 minute drive from the JW Marriott Desert Ridge (the meeting venue and headquarters hotel).  Upon arrival to PHX, various forms of transportation including taxis and ride-share services, are available outside of terminals 2, 3, and 4.

Passports & Visas

Most international travelers are required to obtain a visa from the U.S. Department of State.  For more information, visit
If you require an invitation letter to obtain a visa, please contact the SRS Meetings Team at


Phoenix is known for its year-round warm weather and in the fall, sunny summer days linger in Phoenix. September in Phoenix is warm and sunny, with average temperatures ranging from 99°F (37°C) to 75°F (24°C).

Time Zone

Phoenix will be in US Mountain Standard Time (MST) during the Annual Meeting, which is three (3) hours behind US Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and seven (7) hours behind Greenwich Mean Time, GMT-7.
Please note, Phoenix does not observe Daylight Saving Time.


The United States operates on 120 volts, compared to the standard 220 volts in Europe and and uses a Type A or B Electrical plug.